organogenesis

[awr-guh-noh-jen-uh-sis, awr-gan-oh‐]
Also or·ga·nog·e·ny [awr-guh-noj-uh-nee] /ˌɔr gəˈnɒdʒ ə ni/.

Origin of organogenesis

First recorded in 1855–60; organo- + -genesis
Related formsor·ga·no·ge·net·ic [awr-guh-noh-juh-net-ik, awr-gan-oh‐] /ˌɔr gə noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ɔrˌgæn oʊ‐/, adjectiveor·ga·no·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for organogenesis

organogenesis

noun
  1. the formation and development of organs in an animal or plant
  2. Also called: organogeny (ˌɔːɡənˈɒdʒənɪ) the study of this process
Derived Formsorganogenetic (ˌɔːɡənəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjectiveorganogenetically, adverb
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organogenesis in Medicine

organogenesis

[ôr′gə-nō-jĕnĭ-sĭs, ôr-găn′ə-]
n.
  1. The formation and development of the organs of living things.organogeny
Related formsor′gan•o•ge•netic (-jə-nĕtĭk) adj.
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